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WRIGHT, Stephen: tracing information  


New Member
Joined: 9 years ago
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24 June, 2011 10:59 pm  

Hi, My great great grandfather was Stephen James Wright. He lived in Avondale Auckland. I cannot find any record of his birth or parents. I have tracked down a death certificate that says he died aged 76yrs reg no. 1932/6999. He married Elizabeth Harriet Sakey (no marriage date found) and they moved to Sydney Australia after their first son was born. He then returned to Auckland with some of his children -Amy Bertha Eliza Wright, Mabel Caroline Bertha Wright, Raymond Alexander Claude Wright, Gladys Beatrice Wright, Caroline Ellen Wright and Stephen George Wright.
My great grandfather Horace James Wright stayed in Australia as he married over here.

I am wanting to find more about Stephen's (or some records have it as Steven) family - where he came from, some of his children's families, and why he came to Australia and then went back, or can point me in the right direction.

If anyone can help my email is nar2706@bigpond.com

Thank you

Narelle Adams

I have just found a birth certificate for a Stephen Wright stating his mother's name was Auc.
Can anyone tell me which Iri he may have belonged to if he lived in Avondale Auckland.

Thank you

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Joined: 17 years ago
Posts: 584
03 June, 2012 6:00 pm  

Kia ora,

Just because someone lives in a place does not necessarily mean that that would be there Iwi.

I know there is a Maori whanau with the surname Wright and they are from Ngati Whatua - from memory around Dargaville ways.

Nau te raurau,
Naku te raurau,
Ka ora ai nga tangata!
Together we will get there!